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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1082-06
October 25, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Oct. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their patrol came in contact with enemy forces. Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

     Killed were:

     Spc. Nathaniel A. Aguirre, 21, of Carrollton, Texas. 

     Cpl. Matthew W. Creed, 23, of Covina, Calif.

     For further information related to this release the media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993.

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